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Simon Davison
Engineering Lecturer, Radio Amateur - M0YKS, Motorcyclist & Dad
Engineering Lecturer, Radio Amateur - M0YKS, Motorcyclist & Dad


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Getting the 20m Delta Loop back up the tree tops
Back at the home QTH. The homemade loop has been down a while after a storm took it from it's tree supports. I jumped over the garden wall into the woodland at the back and managed to get the wire delta loop up into the trees nice and high. After a couple o...

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Summer holidays for M0YKS
I'm entering week two of my summer holidays and so far it's been great. We made it to GM Scotland last week and enjoyed excellent weather whilst camping in the Mk7 DX machine. I worked a few stations on 20m and enjoyed the zero noise levels whilst listening...

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My Latest Mobile Amateur Radio Station In Action
Here is a video of my latest mobile amateur radio station in action!

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Homebrew head mount
I made a better head mount for my mobile YAESU FT-857. The unit is much more secure with my new improved version which is once again made from aluminium sheet. I shall get around to making a much better detailed post regarding the ham radio install but here...

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New DX Mobile - MK7 Ford Transit SWB
Some of you may have noticed on the post about MX0KSC the vehicle used to support the antenna mast was a different ford transit. It just so happens to be my latest DX machine. The old mobile served me so well I decided to get another to convert into a DX Mo...

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THE SA SPRINT CONTEST TODAY! The SA Sprint Contest. This is a new contest organized by several South American amateur radio clubs and groups. The rules are really straightforward and we have included the QSO/QSY rule to make it really fun. You can see the f...

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MX0KSC Keighley college on the air for the last time this academic year
This afternoon my year 9 students will be active using MX0KSC for the last engineering lesson of the academic year. We will be operating on the 20m band from 14.00 local time. Give us a call if you hear our station as it will be a while before I set up the ...

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MX0KSC - Keighley college students
Once again the Keighley college call MX0KSC was active on the amateur radio bands as a group of young engineering students embraced the thrill of talking to another station located on the other side of the planet. I demonstrated how to safely set up my YAES...

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College Station MX0KSC on the air today 13.00 utc
Catch me active around 20m later today with my engineering students using the Keighley college call MX0KSC.

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West Mountain Radio - PWR Check - Installation
The installation of the PWR Check was simple enough, I decide to solder the connectors to the power leads which is better than crimping in my opinion. It was also a good excuse to get the soldering iron out and warmed up. Everything went to plan and I decid...
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